About the Order The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and Malta is one of the oldest institutions of Western and Christian civilization. The 13,500 Knights and Dames remain true to its principles – nurturing, witnessing and protecting the faith and serving the poor and the sick.
The American Association Founded in 1927 as the first association of the Order of Malta in the Americas, the association is headquartered in New York City with over 2,000 Knights, Dames and volunteers in over 30 Areas working with the poor, sick, and incarcerated and giving witness to the Catholic faith.
Spirituality Knights and Dames join the Order of Malta to pursue their spiritual growth over a path laid out by Blessed Gerard more than nine hundred years ago, seeking to nurture and witness the Faith and assist the sick and the poor.
Spirituality in Action Members are involved in hands-on work at over 100 hundred organizations, including food banks, hospitals, pregnancy support centers, homeless shelters and mentoring programs for at risk children.
Welcome to the website for the Wisconsin – Northeast Area of the Order of Malta. The Order of Malta is a lay, religious order of the Roman Catholic Church, which seeks to glorify God by promoting the sanctification of each member through his or her work with the sick and the poor and witness of the Catholic faith.
Northeast Wisconsin is one of 30 Areas of the Order of Malta, American Association USA, created in 1927.
We encourage you to look through the Northeast Wisconsin Area’s section of the website, where you will find information regarding leadership in our Area and our members’ Spirituality in Action efforts, which include the Salvatorian Mission Warehouse and the annual pilgrimage to the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help.
If you are interested in learning more about membership, or volunteer opportunities, please submit your information using the form located on our Contact Us tab. A representative from our Area will respond to your request as soon as possible.
We also encourage visitors to this site to learn more about the Order’s history, mission, volunteer work and spiritual life. We appreciate your interest in our Area and we look forward to being of service to you.
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